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Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email. This song has all the characteristics of the classic bolero: February 14, 1: Carlos Santana’s father was a mariachi, and his grandfather was a mariachi.

Well, a mother’s love is eternal, isn’t it? The myth spawned a bolero, and one boeros my favorites is from the film Frida, as performed by the Mexican vocalist Chavela Vargas. Boleros for Your Lover Boleros are a form of love song that originated in Cuba in the 19th century, and the lyrics reflect themes of bittersweet, unrequited, betrayed, or eternal love.

It seems like a huge stylistic jump, but not really.


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While not exactly romantic, it certainly captures the desperate, tequila-fueled cantina environment of the bolero. Some are not strictly bolerosbut all of these songs maintain the tradition — and, more importantly, the feeling.

A song of loss that’s been covered most famously by the great Mexican mariachi Vicente Fernandez and the great Chicano rock ‘n’ roll band, Los Lobos.

Santana said he wrote it after his first trip to New York City, where he saw so many people living on the street, their spirits broken. The lyrics often reflect themes of bittersweet, unrequited, betrayed, or eternal love. Bolerox links Skip to main content Keyboard shortcuts for audio player.

Volver, Volver [Live] Audio is no longer available. This performance of “Lush Life” is definitive.

Had Billy Strayhorn been born in Mexico, we’d be singing this song in Spanish. To this day, I get a little nervous if I’m standing near a river at night. Boleros for Your Lover. The bolero blleros a form of love song that originated in Cuba in the 19th century. Sinatra’s ballads were always popular in Latin America.

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It’s still in their song line-up, and can still make old-school Chicanos get up to slow-dance with their wives. Vicente Fernandez is a legendary Mexican mariachi. Sing it in the shower, full voice.


It came into its own after mostly Mexican composers, working in the s, wrote songs that became popular throughout the Spanish-speaking world. That musical lineage shows in this instrumental from the band’s second album, ‘s Abraxas.

Written while he was just a teenager, it has become not just a jazz classic, but also one of the most popular tunes of the great American songbook.

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Here are some of my favorites. Not all of these songs are strictly boleros, but they all maintain the tradition — and, more importantly, the feeling. How is this romantic?

La Llorona, or the weeping woman, supposedly roams rivers and streams, weeping for her drowned children. I’d bet the rent that those of you who know this song just sang that chorus to yourselves.